Japanese Movies

Admission is free! Movies are screened free of charge at the Japan Information & Cultural Centre on the last Tuesday and Thursday of each month at 6pm. The dates and titles may change due to unforeseen circumstances so please contact us to confirm details.

A short video (Japan Video Topics) will be shown from 5.45pm before the feature film begins at 6pm. Admission is free of charge, bookings are not required.

Embassy and elevator access will be available from 5.30pm.

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Monthly Movies
Japan Information and Cultural Centre



5:45pm Tuesday, 25th March 2014
5:45pm Thursday, 27th March 2014

Sansho the Bailiff

(Released 1954, Japanese with English subtitles)

In medieval Japan, a compassionate governer is sent into exile. His wife and children try to join him, but are seperated, and the children grow up amid suffering and oppression

Based on a short story of the same name by the historical novelist, Odai Mori.

Winner of the Silver Lion, Venice Film Festival 1954

Black and White Period Film

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Screening at the Japan Information and Cultural Centre.


Due to an earthquake strengthening project at the Majestic Centre, there will be restricted access to the Japan Information and Cultural Centre on Level 18 (Theatre and Library) in April 2014. Therefore there will be no Monthly Movie held in April 2014.

We appreciate your understanding.




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